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Codes of Practice

Taught Programmes

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This code came into effect on 1 September 2001, having been approved by Learning and Teaching Board on 13 June 2001 and by Senate on 20 June 2001.

There is a systematic process of review of this Code of Practice. This code incorporates all changes made up to November 2018.

Please refer to QA News for details of changes.

Code of Practice for Quality Assurance

Annexes

ANNEX A: Curriculum Policy

ANNEX B: Approval and Withdrawal of Modules

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  • Annex B Appendix A: Guidance to Inform Completion of Section 15 of the Module Specification Template webpage pdf
  • Annex B: Module Specification and Cover Sheet - Template with Guidance 2018-19 Microsoft Word Document
  • Annex B: Module Specification and Cover Sheet - Blank Template 2018-19 Microsoft Word Document
  • Annex B: Suggested Template for Student Module Guides Microsoft Word Document
  • Annex B: Student Module Guide Exemplar: for staff guidance pdf

ANNEX C: Approval and Withdrawal of Taught Programmes

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  • Appendix A: Programme Proposal Cover Sheet Microsoft Word Document
  • Appendix B: Business Case Template Microsoft Word Document
  • Appendix C: Out of Cycle Approval for New Programmes and any Associated Modules ('Fast-Track') webpage pdf
  • Appendix D: Pro forma to Request a New Programme Proposal to Proceed Out of Cycle ('Fast-Track') Microsoft Word Document
  • Appendix E: Guidance on the use of External Advisers for Programme Approval webpage pdf
  • Appendix F: Pro forma for the use of External Advisers in Programme Approval Microsoft Word Document
  • Appendix G: Developing Programme Specifications - Design Principles webpage pdf
  • Appendix H: Undergraduate Programme Specification Template 2018-19 Microsoft Word Document
  • Appendix I: Postgraduate Taught Programme Specification Template 2018-19 Microsoft Word Document
  • Appendix J: Terms of Reference for the Business Case Committee pdf
  • Frequently Asked Questions webpage pdf
  • Staff Guide: Programme and Module Approval Process - Pilot Changes 2017-18 pdf

ANNEX D: Information to Students

ANNEX E: Annual Monitoring

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  • Annex E: Annual Module Monitoring Report Template Microsoft Word Document
  • Annex E: Annual Programme Monitoring Report Template Microsoft Word Document
  • Annex E: Annual School Monitoring Report Template Microsoft Word Document
  • Annex E: Annual Monitoring Statistical Data webpage
  • Good Practice Examples of Annual Monitoring Report webpage

ANNEX F: Periodic Review

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  • Template for Reports of Periodic Reviews Microsoft Word Document
  • Form for Appointment of Review Panel for PPR Microsoft Word Document
  • Quality Assurance Checklist for PPR Microsoft Word Document
  • PPR Deferral Request Form Microsoft Word Document

ANNEX G: Personal Academic Support System

ANNEX H: School Directors of Education, Education Committees, Directors of Studies and Boards of Studies

ANNEX I: Associate Deans (Education) and Education Committees

ANNEX J: Meetings of Boards of Examiners

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  • Annex J: Agenda Microsoft Word Document

ANNEX K: External Examiners

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  • Annex K: Form for Appointment of External Examiners for Taught Programmes of Study Microsoft Word Document
  • Annex K: Report Form for External Examiners of Programmes of Study in Architecture Microsoft Word Document

ANNEX L: Quality Assurance Procedures for Programmes of Study at Validated Institutions Leading to University Awards

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  • Annex L: Appendix A: Guidance on Procedures for Faculty Panels Convened to Consider New Validated Institution Programmes of Study (Taught Programmes) webpage pdf
  • Annex L: Template for School Liaison Officer Report Microsoft Word Document

ANNEX M: Student Evaluation

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  • Annex M: Student Evaluation Appendix A webpage pdf

ANNEX N: Student Engagement in Quality Assurance and Enhancement

ANNEX O: QA Procedures for Programmes of Study at Partner Colleges Leading to University Awards

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  • Template for School Liaison Officer Report Microsoft Word Document
  • Template for Programme Adviser's Report Microsoft Word Document
  • Appendix to Annex O: Partner Colleges Boards of Examiners Procedures webpage

ANNEX P: Academic Audit Committee

ANNEX Q: Work-Based and Placement Learning

ANNEX R: Accreditation of Prior Learning (APL)

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  • Appendix A: Membership and Terms of Reference of the Accreditation of Prior Learning (APL) Board webpage
  • Appendix B: Roles and Responsibilities of an External Adviser for APL webpage
  • APCL Recommendation Form (Form 1) Microsoft Word Document
  • Credit Transfer Form - Partner Institutions (Form 2) Microsoft Word Document
  • APL Protocol Template Microsoft Word Document
  • Portfolio Supervisor Form for APEL (Form 3) Microsoft Word Document
  • APL External Adviser Report Form Microsoft Word Document
  • Accreditation of Prior Learning (APL): Guidance for Applicants/Students
  • Accreditation of Prior Learning (APL): Guidance for Staff
  • Example Accreditation of Prior Experiential Learning (APEL) Portfolio

ANNEX S: University Procedures for Engaging with Professional Statutory and Regulatory Bodies (PSRBs) and Quality Assurance Agency (QAA) Subject Benchmark Statements

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  • Preparations for PSRB Engagement Microsoft Word Document

ANNEX T: School Directors of Graduate Studies and Graduate Studies Committees

ANNEX U: Associate Deans (Graduate Studies) and Graduate Studies Committees

Quality Assurance Policy for Higher and Degree Apprenticeships

The internal quality assurance arrangements for Higher and Degree Apprenticeships at Kent.

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Last Updated: 10/06/2019